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alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 reviews of V505. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the maps and durability. The size and screen are also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed comments about the price and usability. There are some critical opinions about the reliability.

performance, screen, size, durability, maps


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the V505 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 user reviews of V505 from The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Views about the maps and durability are overall positive. The size and screen are also appreciated, but the price and usability get mixed opinions. Some have doubts about the reliability.

performance, screen, size, durability, maps


62% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Navman Mio V505 Satellite Navigation System With Built in Freeview TVNavman Mio V735 Satellite Navigation System Europe with Digital TV Receiver

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Jill (

navman mio v505 uk sat nav & freeview tv


Only had this product a few weeks so havn't tested it out properly yet, but so far it looks ok. You have to be parked in agood position to recieve all the freeview channels, Its really good that the tv only works when the car is stopped for safety. Its...

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: jonathan (

better than a tom tom


this has got to be the best sat nav available. not only is it a brilliant sat nav, it even has a television built in. The options available on the sat nav are many. It is very easy to use. The television picture quality is excellent on its own internal...

Apr, 2010

Product Specifications


FM Transmitter: No
FM Tuner: No
Telephone Included: No
TV-Tuner: Yes


Bluetooth: No
Internet Connectivity: No
iPod Control: No
USB: Yes


Monitor Format:16:9
Monitor Type:Fixed Monitor
Touchscreen:One-Point Touch

General Features

Category:Portable Navigation Device
Size in DIN:Not Applicable


3D Elevation Mode: No
3D Landmarks: No
Lane Assistant: Yes
Map Coverage:Single countries
Map Provider:Teleatlas
Map Sharing: No
Pedestrian Mode: Yes
Reality View: No
Text-to-Speech: Yes
Traffic Message Channel: Yes
Voice Control: No


CD Player / Recorder: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
MP3 Playback: No